Company: Voyager Therapeutics
Posted on: September 12, 2020
Voyager is looking for exceptional individuals who share
ourpassion for developing life-changing gene therapies for
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Voyager Therapeutics will only accept job applications
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workin the United States.
Voyager Therapeutics is a clinical-stage gene therapy
companyfocused on developing life-changing treatments for
severeneurological diseases. Voyager is committed to advancing the
fieldof AAV gene therapy through innovation and investment in
vectorengineering and optimization, manufacturing and dosing and
deliverytechniques. Voyager’s pipeline focuses on severe
neurologicaldiseases in need of effective new therapies, including
Parkinson’sdisease, a monogenic form of ALS called SOD1,
Huntington’s disease,Friedreich’s ataxia, neurodegenerative
diseases related todefective or excess aggregation of tau protein
in the brainincluding Alzheimer’s disease and other
tauopathies,neurodegenerative diseases related to defective or
excessaggregation of alpha-synuclein protein in the brain
includingParkinson’s disease and other synucleinopathies, and
severe,chronic pain. Voyager has strategic collaborations with
AbbVie andNeurocrine Biosciences. Founded by scientific and
clinical leadersin the fields of AAV gene therapy, expressed RNA
interference andneuroscience, Voyager Therapeutics is headquartered
Voyager is seeking a customer-centric, Information
Technologyprofessional to lead the evolution of Voyager’s
technologylandscape as the company progresses to becoming a
commercialentity. Reporting to the CFO, this leader will work
closely withbusiness partners, senior management, strategic
partners, and otherstakeholders to align systems infrastructure,
applications,bioinformatics and ongoing investments to optimally
support Voyagerin achieving our strategic goals. Additionally, the
Head ofInformation Technology, will lead Voyager’s cybersecurity
effortsand serve as the Company’s Information Security Officer.
Develop short-term and long-term IT strategy for the
company.Oversee further development and implementation of an IT
roadmap,including key prioritization and sequencing of key systems
tosupport Voyager’s strategic goals.
Establish a strategic IT portfolio management process to
informsequencing of projects, selection of platforms, budgeting
andplanning, tracking and resolving issues, risks and
dependenciesacross projects and programs, and inform
executivecommunications/status reporting, resource management and
Provide cross functional leadership on technology and
datainitiatives. Establish strong working relationships with
seniorleaders and operations, in the capacity of a trusted advisor
Define, implement and evolve a company-wide cybersecurityprogram
that safeguards Voyager IP while not diminishingorganizational
agility. Identify threats and vulnerabilities,implement preventive
measures, and identify, report, and controlincidents.
Oversee and implement all IT policies, procedures and plans
forsecurity, data center, desktops and infrastructure based
onindustry-standard best practices.
Establish, implement and evolve the company’s strategy
arounddisaster recovery and business continuity.
Lead company-wide efforts around data curation,
governance,accessibility, and analytics.
Lead the development and maturation of a world class
ITorganization. Recruit, develop and motivate a highly-skilled
Maintain ongoing knowledge of industry and technology
trends.Assess existing and new technologies in conjunction with the
needsof the organization in order to evaluate, plan, and execute
thenecessary changes to the technology landscape.
Support regulatory compliance including SOX, CFR Part 11,
GDPR,and others as required. Establish and implement a validated
systemapproach for GxP data.
Manage IT operations and ensure that IT services/performance
aremonitored and measured to meet the highest levels of quality
Manage all aspects of vendor relationships, including
Develop and manage the IT budget within organizational
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or
relatedfield, plus 10+ years of relevant experience working in IT
withinBiotech/Bio Pharma/Medical Device industries. Preference to
workingin an environment with validated solutions.
Experience implementing cloud based platforms and
technologiesacross functional lines.
Experience developing, leading and successfully executing an
ITvision and direction including developing long- and
short-termstrategic IT plans, developing financial analyses and
translatingbudgeted plans into tactical, actionable
Experience in both large company with established
ITinfrastructure and small, fast-paced, rapidly growing company
wheresystems and processes need to be designed and implemented.
Ability to manage, coach and mentor high functioning
Ability to maintain a deep understanding of key
technologychanges in industry as it applies to the cloud
Strong project management skills; experience in
organizing,planning and executing cross functional projects from
visionthrough implementation, involving internal personnel,
contractors,and vendors. Ability to analyze project needs and
determineresources needed to meet objectives.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Experience supporting or managing an Information Security
orCyber Security program (including WAN/LAN, DNS and
otherinfrastructure as well as identity management
Experience with business process design/redesign.
Experience with evaluating, implementing and managing
scientificdata management platforms.
Ability to adapt to increasing scope and complexity of
workbrought on by growth/change. Aptitude to help others manage
Executive presence and the ability to credibly engage
withmanagement and the board of directors.
Are you legally authorized to work in the United
-- Will you now or in the future require sponsorship
foremployment visa status (e.g., H-1B visa status)? *
If you answered ‘Yes’ to the previous question, what is
thespecific Visa and how long is your authorization to
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